Municipal

Johannesburg Mayor Clr Herman Mashaba

Joburg mayor receives backlash for latest ‘xenophobic’ attitude

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE latest alleged xenophobic utterances by Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, against foreign nationals purportedly committing crime and owning houses or operating small business in local townships has stirred a hornet’s nest among entrepreneurs, activists and migrant organisations….

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South African President  Cyril Ramaphosa addresses State of the Nation (SONA)

“Economic growth, free education, land back to people”: Ramaphosa

from DION HENRICK in CAPE TOWN CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA). Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and…



Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mzwandile Masina now Ekhurhuleni Mayor

Masina new Ekurhuleni mayor

JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) Mzwandile Masina is the new mayor for Ekurhuleni after getting 117 votes ahead of Democratic Alliance’s Ghaleb Cachalia who got 106 votes. Earlier in the day Patricia Kumalo was…




Zuma-and-IEC

All set for SA’s local government elections

PRETORIA – SOUTH African president Jacob Zuma, who  visited the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC) national results operations centre in Tshwane on Tuesday,  says the country is all set for tomorrow’s local government elections….